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A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Our Common Good

Statement by parliamentarians, mayors and religious leaders to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the onset of the nuclear age and the foundation of the United Nations From the ashes of World War II, and in the wake of the nuclear…

G7 Hiroshima meeting should committ to eliminate nuclear weapons

10 APRIL 2016 PEOPLE FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT G7 HIROSHIMA MEETING SHOULD COMMITT TO ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS The G7 meeting scheduled for 10 and 11th April in Hiroshima should commit unequivocally to the total and complete elimination of nuclear weapons,…

Bangladesh’s freedoms under attack

“This week, another humanist blogger in Bangladesh, law student Nazimuddin Samad, was killed on the streets of Dhaka by religious extremists for daring to criticize harmful religious beliefs, stand up for the rights of religious minorities, and promote a secular…

Iran urges that the non-proliferation norm should be applied globally and without exception

Iranian representative to the UN says a step-by-step approach to achieve nuclear disarmament has failed; a comprehensive nuclear convention is needed to reach the desired state of a world free of nuclear weapons. The full text of the statement by Gholamhossein…

Postcard from the Philippines

Lantau Island resident Christopher Mercer, British, flew in to the Philippines to bring back to Hong Kong his couple Blaesy Amar, and their children Jacob and Jude. He tells of his journey, starting on arrival at Kalibo airport in Antique…

Human – a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery? Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real-life stories from…

Jammu & Kashmir: Jammu students garner support for non-local students

Students of Jammu University waved national flags amid other scenes of active support during protest demonstration against the harassment that is alleged of non local students at NIT Srinagar in Jammu, Wednesday April 6, 2016. Photography by Shilpa Thakur.    

China’s factory workers fight to protect basic labour rights

At a time when some senior government officials are advocating reform of the Labour Contract Law so as to make life even easier for business owners, China’s factory workers are fighting a rear-guard action to ensure that their basic labour…

Postcard from Laos

So, what is it that’s truly appealing about being in Vientiane, Laos? Does it go beyond the low RPM laid-backness of the place? Is it because people greet each other by saying, “Be at ease”? Is it the way this…

Refugee Movement Journey to Greece

Refugee Movement Journey to Greece We, a group of -so called- refugee activists, are traveling through Greece for two weeks, from the 24th of March to the 8th of April. to meet people on the ground. We will also have…

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